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Round 10: Begin chart – the stitch marked area is
two stitches to the right and left of the chart. IGNORE BLANK
LINES AT THE BOTTOM OF THE CHART
CHART IS READ FROM BOTTOM UP. RIGHT TO LEFT ON RIGHT SIDE ROWS (knit rows)
AND LEFT TO RIGHT ON WRONG SIDE ROWS (purl rows). THE CHART BEGINS WITH THE BOTTOM LINE OF THE
If you are unfamiliar with the wrap and
turn method and picking up the wraps when knitting in the round, please watch
this video from PlanetPurl. There are
many versions showing this technique but at least this video shows the
technique using a hat although they don’t show a stitch marker showing the
beginning of the round.
This project can also be knit flat if
you do not want to do the method above.
Round 30: (color A) knit
Measure hat to see if it is the approximate length
you’d like. Smaller size hats are approx 6” before decreasing, larger hats can
be from 7” to 8” depending on your preferences. Hat pictured is 7”before beginning decrease rounds. Follow
decrease rounds if your hat is the proper length. Repeat round 30 as many times as needed
before your decrease rounds begin.
DECREASE ROUNDS - Use color A for
all decrease rounds and change to dpn’s when sts get tight to knit.
Round 1: *(K6, K2tog) repeat from *
Round 2 and all even Rounds: Knit
Round 3: *(K5, K2tog) repeat from *
Round 5: *(K4, K2tog) repeat from *
Round 7: *(K3, K2tog) repeat from *
Round 9: *(K2, K2tog) repeat from *
Round 11: *(K1, K2tog) repeat from *
Round 13: *(K2tog) repeat from *
Small hats stop here. Larger hats, continue with Round 14 and 15
Round 15: *(K2tog) repeat from *
Cut yarn leaving a 8" tail. Using large eyed
sewing needle run thread through remaining stitches and fasten off. Weave in
ends and finish off.
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